Scope and arrangement
Collection consists of correspondence and other papers of Hyde. Includes correspondence with French actors and dramatists, and correspondence while Hyde was in Paris acting as foreign agent for the New Theatre in New York City. Topics include the building of the theater, financial and policy matters, and choosing and producing plays. Also, documents relating to the organization of the New Theatre. Correspondents include Winthrop Ames, Gabriel Astruc, Eugène Brieux, Lucien and Sacha Guitry, Jean Richepin, and Henry R. Winthrop.